frontpage - 12:55 pm on Sep 28, 2010 (gmt 0)
In recent months, officials from the F.B.I., the Justice Department, the National Security Agency, the White House and other agencies have been meeting to develop a proposed solution.
The article gives the impression that career federal workers are behind this idea, but when you dig into the story it is actually political appointees and the White House directing this move.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is pushing to make it easier for the government to tap into internet and e-mail communications. But the plan has already drawn condemnation from privacy groups and communications firms may be wary of its costs and scope.
For those of us that remember the hue and cry over the "Patriot Act", this new move is being met with a wimper.